USNSCC is comprised of two programs. The Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) program is for young people ages 13 through 17. Also included under the USNSCC umbrella is our junior program the Navy League Cadet Corps (NLCC), for young people ages 11 through 13.
We are sponsored by the Navy League of the United States and supported by both the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard.
At the request of the Department of the Navy, the Navy League of the United States established the USNSCC in 1958 to "create a favorable image of the Navy on the part of American youth".
Today's U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps continues to further the image of our maritime services by adhering to a standardized training program designed to: